WorldCat Identities

Walker, Jane (Jane Alison)

Overview
Works: 36 works in 203 publications in 8 languages and 6,142 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Miscellanea  History  Dictionaries  Children's atlases  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: G1021, 912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Walker
100 things you should know about knights & castles by Jane Walker( Book )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wide ranging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Egypt. 100 Things You Should Know series presents a collection of facts about medieval knights and their way of life, the castles in which they lived, and the society of which they were a prominent part, and offers quizzes and instructions for making related projects. It offers a wide ranging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Egypt. The series opens up to children the fascinating world of science. Children will gain a valuable appreciation of the basics of science and its impact on their world, as well as seeing science at work firsthand, in simple experiments and activities. Detailed artwork illustrates more complex topics, helping children to absorb information with ease. Exactly 100 numbered facts will challenge children, acting as an incentive as they make their way through each book, while hilarious facts and brilliantly drawn cartoons add an extra element of fun. Add a detailed index, and 100 Things You Should Know has all the ingredients for a perfect introduction to the key scientific subjects
Avalanches and landslides by Jane Walker( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how masses of snow, rock, or mud can crash down mountainsides and why human activities may trigger these disasters
Famine, drought, and plagues by Jane Walker( Book )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly examines the causes, effects, and consequences of famine, drought, and plague and the role humans play in these disasters
The ozone hole by Jane Walker( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the function of ozone in the atmosphere, the causes and impact of a depleted ozone layer, and ways of dealing with this problem. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Oil spills by Jane Walker( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes specific oil spills such as the one caused by the Exxon Valdez, examines their effects on the environment, and discusses efforts to prevent future disasters
Atmosphere in danger by Jane Walker( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the damage caused by the release of harmful gasses into the atmosphere, the long-term effects, and what can be done to prevent future destruction
Fascinating facts about the solar system by Jane Walker( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses several facts about the solar system including how the planets received their names, which planet has about eighteen moons, and which planet is also known as a star
Scholastic atlas of the world by Philip Steele( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The smaller the world grows due to technological development the more important it is for young people to understand the world around them. This book is the perfect place for them to become knowledgeable of the world
Volcanoes by Jane Walker( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the volcano that buried the city of Pompeii, the castle that is built on top of an extinct volcano, and the volcanic eruption that was heard more than 3,000 miles away
Fascinating facts about-- volcanoes by Jane Walker( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholastic atlas of the world by Philip Steele( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly updated to reflect cultural and political changes around the globe, this is the ideal portable atlas for today's student. Includes more than 80 maps, hundreds of color photos, and thousands of statistics
First fun encyclopedia by Jane Walker( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Hebrew and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents illustrated articles, alphabetically arranged, on a wide variety of topics
Flowers by Jane Walker( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cet ouvrage captivant, ou rien n'est laisse dans l'ombre dans le domaine des fleurs, fera conna^itre au lecteur le sujet sous toutes ses facettes: science, art et musique, histoire, nature, vocabulaire et legendes, mathematiques et geographie
Science and technology : a Prentice Hall illustrated dictionary by Peter Mellett( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated dictionary of science and technology terms
500 things you should know about history by Andrew Langley( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeds, bulbs and spores by Jane Walker( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and French and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at different types of plants and how they reproduce. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Weather by Jane Walker( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholastic Canada atlas of the world by Philip Steele( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Visit every country around the world with more than 80 maps, essays, photographs and statistics. This beautiful, large-format volume is a unique resource for all libraries" Cf. Our choice, 2003
The Illustrated dictionary of science and technology by Peter Mellett( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations provide definitions for biological, physical, chemical and technological terms. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
All ways of looking at seeds, bulbs and spores by Jane Walker( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at different types of plants and how they reproduce. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
 
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100 things you should know about knights & castles
Alternative Names
Walker, Jane

Walker, Jane Alison.

ווקר, ג'ין

ウォーカー, ジェーン

Languages
English (138)

French (13)

Spanish (10)

Chinese (6)

Japanese (4)

Hebrew (3)

Italian (1)

Czech (1)

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Avalanches and landslidesFamine, drought, and plaguesThe ozone holeOil spillsAtmosphere in dangerFascinating facts about the solar systemScholastic atlas of the worldVolcanoes